North Central College - Naperville, IL

Spanish Club hosts Latin Music Festival Tuesday, Nov. 8

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 Daniel Noce and Ramona Nita tango dancers perform at Latin Music Festival
Daniel Noce and Ramona Nita tango dancers perform at Latin Music Festival

North Central College’s Spanish Club Fusion Española presents its second annual Latin Music Festival Nov. 8. The free event will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, in the theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall and features a variety of sounds from Latin America and Spain with food for guests to enjoy. Tapas will be served before the show begins and guests are welcome to come and go as they wish.

The following artists will perform during the festival:

•    Armando Bakle and Alberto Otarola: Bakle and Otarola will perform music of the Andes, an extensive mountainous region in South America. The two have been performing for 15 years and are members of the Wisconsin-based group Inti Raymi, named for a ceremony in the Incan Empire for the god Inti.
•    Carlo Basile and David Chiriboga: Basile is the founder of Las Guitarras de España and has performed his unique style of flamenco and world music to audiences across the globe. Chiriboga is a musician of Ecuadorian descent and plays flamenco and Spanish classical guitar.
•    Daniel Noce and Ramona Nita: Noce and Nita will perform the tango at the festival. The two are experienced professional dancers and have been teaching and performing the Argentine tango together for years.

For more information about this event contact Jelena Sanchez, adjunct instructor of Spanish, at 630-637-5275 or jsanchez@noctrl.edu.   

11-07-2011